What an Australian-style push against Chinese interference might look like

Some Australians see the country’s new powers to stop foreign interference as an overdue shift from complacency to vigilance, while others have warned of the dangers of a McCarthyite moral panic. But all can agree that Australia’s approach to foreign meddling in its politics, universities and public debate has changed a great deal in recent years. Last week, the […]

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B.C. lung cancer patient was released from hospital. 9 days later, he died from COVID-19 complications

When Doug Fung was released from North Vancouver’s Lion’s Gate Hospital, where he was being treated for cancer, his wife, Bronwyn James, knew something was off. He was panting. James asked the doctor about it, but she said Fung’s breathing was suspected as a symptom of his lung cancer. “They just assumed that that was part of that illness. So […]

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As U.S., U.K. plan to roll out vaccines in December, Canada largely silent on distribution

Two of Canada’s closest allies have laid out plans to distribute new vaccines against the deadly novel coronavirus, with the first shots expected to be delivered in December. Canada, meanwhile, has been largely silent on how promising vaccine candidates will be distributed here after Health Canada regulators give them the green light — providing few, if any, details beyond […]

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Ottawa to close fisheries after endangered right whales detected off N.S. coast

Ottawa says starting Thursday evening, fisheries operating within certain sections of the Roseway Basin must close until further notice. Related News:India’s southeastern coast braces for powerful cycloneNunavut imposes mandatory 2-week restriction period to stop the spread of COVID-19Macy’s Salt Lake City Store Continues A Beloved Holiday Tradition, Despite COVID-19 CancellationsFlash of luck: Astronomers find cosmic […]

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Coronavirus: Northern Store in Fond du Lac, Sask. ordered closed; water treatment plant operational

The medical health officer for the Northern Inter-Tribal Health Authority has ordered the Northern Store in Fond du Lac, Sask., to close for at least two weeks. Related News:US election loser may be public health as coronavirus surgesUK becomes fifth country to exceed 50,000 coronavirus deathsOntario, Manitoba set records as COVID-19 keeps Remembrance Day ceremonies […]

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